Billy Joe Musgrave 1933-2019


Billy J. Musgrave, age 86, went to be with the Lord at 10:30 am August 01, 2019

Billy was born in Carbondale Il. in Janurary of 1933,  the son of Clifford and Anna Mae Musgrave.

Billy’s surviving Family:

Daughters: Rhoda Benton, Patti (Jack) Ackles, Tanya (Carle) Smith.

Sons : Terry and Doug Musgrave

Brothers : Curtis Elzo and Russell Musgrave

Grandchildren: Aleicia Boomer, Scotty Powell, Joshua and Jamey Ackles, Kandi Shaw, Brandon Arganbright, James Scharnett, Jason and Kristina Korando,Rowdy and Ryan Smith, Sarah Musgrave, Deborah and Jennifer Benton, Cindy Sidwell, Joshua and Jacob Musgrave, and several great & great great grandchildren.

Bill was preceeded in death by his Mother and Father, Wife: Mary A. Musgrave, Brothers: James and Creston Musgrave, Sisters: Claudia Musgrave, Vernita Trammel, Daughters : Deborah Sue and LouAnn Musgrave, Rose Smith, Deborah Weldon, Donna Korando. Son: Michael Musgrave Grandson: Gerald Benton

Bill married the love of his life Mary A. Smith in November of 1978.

He was a devoted Christian Man enjoyed completing Crossword Puzzles, Supporting Camp Kelso, Camp Sherman and driving the Church Bus. He looked forward to the Senior Retreat in Branson Mo.

His long term best friend was Vernie ( Gene) Jones who passed away in July of 2019.

Celebration of Life will be held at the First Baptist Church at 720 W. Main Mt. Zion, IL. Friday August 09, 2019 at 6:00 pm.

Tanzyus-Logan Funeral Service and Care is assisting with the arrangements.

Please sign the family guestbook below:

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